A young goalkeeper takes shots against himself during coronavirus isolation with the help of a fence in his garden
(Image: Twitter/Sarah-Jayne Tobin)

VIDEO: Young goalkeeper takes shots against himself in the garden during coronavirus isolation

Receives offers of training sessions with Ben Foster and Juan Mata.

When you’re a goalkeeper… and an only child… in self isolation… and trying to keep up with your training… 😂😂came up with this himself! I’m so impressed. #coronavirus #StayHomeStaySafe pic.twitter.com/FFzJ1LE3N1

— Sarah-Jayne Tobin (@TheSJTobin) March 23, 2020

One boy has found a way to take shots against himself while he’s stuck at home during the novel coronavirus outbreak.

An only child, in isolation since all the schools are closed across the country, makes use of the fence surrounding his back garden.

What a legend!!!! I don’t know how we’re gonna be able to do it but I’m gonna have to put a training session on for ya!!!! Keep going mate I love it👌👌👍👍👏👏

— Ben Foster (@BenFoster) March 23, 2020

The aspiring goalkeeper kicks the ball against it before running across to save the rebound in front of the goal net set up behind him.

The innovate training exercise has drawn plaudits from top players who noticed the video his mother shared online:

Love it! 💪🏼😍 https://t.co/Xmdp3ZDXf6

— David de Gea (@D_DeGea) March 23, 2020

Nothing, not even an evil virus like the CONVID-19 should stop a talented goalkeeper from working on getting better. Well done young man👏👏 https://t.co/0od38Z2EMt

— Peter Schmeichel (@Pschmeichel1) March 23, 2020

One day, if he wants, and when all this is over, I would like to practice my freeckicks with him on goal! What do you think? 🙌 https://t.co/Brl6omumf4

— Juan Mata García (@juanmata8) March 23, 2020